Nov 20, 2009
Dogus Meric, a Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD student, won first place in the abstract competition held at the Northeast Geotechnical Graduate Research Symposium. His research is on remediation of contaminated sediments using a reactive mat.
Nov 19, 2009
CEE Associate Professor Robert Tillman, has been selected to receive the best CEE division speaker award for his session “Discovering Magical Partnerships within Your Campus”. He will be recognized for this achievement at the annual CIEC conference in February.
Nov 19, 2009
The National Academy of Engineering has issued the “Grand Challenges for Engineering” which includes restoration and maintenance of urban infrastructure. CEE Professors Sara Wadia-Fascetti and Ming Wang are leading the VOTERS (Versatile Onboard Traffic mbedded Roaming Sensors) project, which will develop onboard multi-sensor technology that will detect structural flaws in roads and bridges.
Nov 06, 2009
April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, is exploring ways to make removing polluntants from wastewater more efficient and cost effective. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF).
Oct 31, 2009
Prof. Mishac Yegian of Northeastern University in collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has conducted research on evaluation of a mechanical isolator to protect four MFA sculptures against earthquakes in Nagoya Japan, where they will be displayed for four years.
Sep 23, 2009
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced nine awards for new research projects to develop advanced sensing technologies that would enable timely and detailed monitoring and inspection of the structural health of bridges, roadways and water systems that comprise a significant component of the nation's public infrastructure.
Sep 23, 2009
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Ming Wang has received funding from NSF, FHWA, and NIST to develop sensors for bridges and roadways to keep them safe. Wang is internationally recognized as in expert in monitoring the structural health of bridges, tunnels, and other infrastructure.
Sep 16, 2009
Dana Peck, CIV'11, is the recipient of a $1500 SWE National – Jill S. Tietjen Scholarship. She is currently on coop in Perth, Australia doing research for Professor Tom Sheahan's NSF project on offshore geohazards.